Since 2008, Mikhail Kondrashin has worked as the CEO of ZAO APL, a Certified Trend Micro Distributor in Russia and CIS. Previously, beginning in 1998, he held various positions at APL related to creating Trend Micro distribution network in Russia, including a two-and-a-half-year stint as the Head of Trend Micro Competence Center in Russia and CIS, where he was responsible for promoting Trend Micro brand and products, as well as managing technical support. Prior to that, he helped to create Trend Micro technical support infrastructure in Russia and CIS countries and held training sessions for company partners. Mikhail holds a master's degree in theoretical physics from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute. He had a number of scientific publications, gave talks at scientific conferences, and co-authored of a book on quantum computers.